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was the victim of an acid attack now admits that it was self-inflicted. >>> and mini moon, the guinness book of world records reals >>> and mini moon, the guinness book of world records reals the world's smallest cow. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. i'm lynn berry. today, we begin with finally nearing the end. after five long months, crews in the gulf of mexico have taken a major step toward permanently plugging up the blownout well behind the worst offshore oil spill in u.s. history. for more on that, we go to kristin dahlgren, live in louisiana with more. ood morning. >> good morning to you, lynn. day 150 and that relief well that they started drilling shortly after this a started has finally intersected with the mccondo well some 2 1/2 miles below the floor of the gulf. admiral thad allen said that the two wells were connected and that the next step was to pump mud and cement down into that well to permanely seal it off. obviously, great news for people in this area, but really just one step in their recovery. oil ctinues to wash ashore. and this
the superdome twice. guinness is expected to determine soon whether that qualifies as the largest king cake. >>> now here is bill karins with the weather channel forecast. >> good morning, amara. have you ever had that before? >> i haven. but it looks like a great breakfast for me. i love sweets in the morning. >> i'll have to look that up. as far as yesterday went in the south, incrediblyhot. huntsville, alabama region had their 100th 90-degree day of the candar year. philadelphia, you broke your record yesterday for the most 90-degree days in one year. the heat this summer has been incredible and it's going to continue as we go throughout the day today. as far as the forecast goes, it looks like we're going to see the cooler air coming down from the north. billings at 44 there. that's a sign of thingsto come. as of now, we have the cooler air and warmer air hitting it and that's where we're getting the heavy rain. thre's a lot of it outside of denver and into colorado. this area of low pressure is going to be an area of possible flooding ins, especially up there in minnesota and wisconsin
. >>> and in new york, guinness world record promoted the release of their 2011 book with a play date with one of its biggest and smallest stars. bobo needed a boost to meet george, the smallest and tllest dogs in the world to make th connection. >>> now for a look at your national and local weather, here is nbc meteorologist bill karins. >> there was a lot of drama when they were rescuing that animal. >> i know. it w amazing. >> eventually, they got over the hump, though. >> really, bill? you're going to start out the morning with a bad joke? >> that's how wee doing it. we had karl out there yesterday and now it's t into the gulf of mexic this one is steered more or less back towards mexico for a second landfall as we go through friday night. here is the forecast track. tropical storm at the current time karl, it could become a hurricane as we go probably into friday. so a little bit of intensifying here. but it shouldn't be too vastating of a storm for our friend down south. the other storm out there is igor not only is it strong, but it's a monster storm. it's very, very large. this storm i
and teammates hosted a fitness section to help combat obity. they broke the guinness world record for the largest virtual exercise lesson wi 646 kids. mcnabb says he opens the exercises taught on the field will help d.c. children lead healthier lives. >> you seeuys who care and an organization who cares as well. trying to eliminate obesity, high pressure, hypertension and everything. it all starts with having the right mind-set, working out, eating right and getting the kids outside. paul, alexander, olson and macintosh joined in on the record-breaking fun. good for tm. it looks like donovan has moves. >> getting kids outside and getting them moving is the big key. >> there you go. >> if we could solve that problem, we would be a long way from solving that obesity problem. >> there is value in recess. >> jake's favorite subject. >> a bit of a recess from fall as we all have warmer temperatures moving in. it will feel a lot like summer later today. there's the washington monument under a mostly clear sky. getting low at 69 sat national airport. much warmer than the last several mor
. guinness hasn't weighed in yet. >>> now for a look at your national and regional wlr, here is bill karins with your national and regional forecast. >> we're looking forward to the weekend. we are dealing with a tropical storm out there. a lot of people wondering will this ever affect the united states. it's possible. but it would at least be 7 to 10 days from now. this is tropical storm matthew. you notice it heads up to here to belize and affects the yucan areas from cancun through southern mexico into tuesday. so we've got a -- this is going to be a very slow moving storm through upcoming weekend. after this point, it's unsure if it would move into the gulf or dissipate over land here. that's tropical storm matthew. the big story here in the states has been the heat. it was 90 degree heat. you can see it from dallas almost to chicago. d.c. was 93 yesterday. everywhere in red, the whole southeast and tennessee valley was in the 90s yesterday and today is going to be just as warm because that front shedding through st. louis and chicago. we have at least one more warm day before the coole
. >>> and guinness officials have certified a colombian man who stands 2'3" as the world's shortest living man. the 24-year-old who works part time as a dancer says he's very happy with his height because it makes him unique. look at him go there. >>> and now here's an early look at how wall street will kick off the day after closing friday for a long hoimd weekend. the dow closed at 10,447. the naz dam gained 14 and the naz dam climbed 33. taking a look at overseas trading this morning in tokyo the nikkei dropped 75 points, but in hong kong the hang seng rose 46. >>> a business all-star who recently fell from grace over sexual allegations has resurfaced as a competitor. or kl has hired former hewlett-packard ceo mark hurd in its efforts to muscle in on more of hp's turf. oracle and hp had been long-time partners but with last year's purchase of sun my crow systems they became direct competitors. >>> in other executive years david weston, tv's longest serving network news chief told the staff monday he's resigning and will leave by the end of the year. >>> elseware air products has boosted to
today by the redskins. >>> two days after mcknabb, he set out to get his own mark in the guinness book of world records and he broke it. he had a little help as well from players and hundreds of kids who showed up for an interactive group fitness session. the goal was to fight obesity and the health problems that go along with it. the group broke guinnessorld record titles for the largest lesson, with 646 kids taking part. mcknabb sa he hopes these exercis taught on the field today help d.c. kids lead healthier lives. >> what you're seeing is guys who care and an organization who cares as well, hoping to eliminate obesity, high blood pressure, hypertension and everything. it obviously starts with having the right mindset, working out, eating right and getting these kids outside. >> donovan mcknabb turning in the chunky soup for some exercise. he hates that commercial, by the way. he said he doesn't wa people to remember him for that, so now he's working on fitness. >>> after dropping six games at nuss mark, the nationals pummelled the astros 8-4. they're tryingo end a four-game losing
. thank you. >>> do you like reading interesting stuff? how about the 2011 guinness book of world records? you will see some really fascinating stuff in there like this. that is a cow. call him dexter. he lives in england. he is 33 inches long. part of the newest set of strange animal facts compile in the latest edition. other animals who made this edition include a python. 24 et long. and then there is fluffy. lives at the columbus zoo. a peek knees in texas. the longest measured tongue of any dog. then this dog, anastasia, a terrier who managed to pop 100 balloons in less than 45 seconds. that made the guinness book of world records. susan kidd has one of them. my dog cannot do that but i don't want him to. >> good night. come back. >>> on our broadcast here tonight, hard times. here
. >> yes, indeed. two guinness world record holder the world's tallest man, 8'3", met the shortest woman, 2'4". amazingly both record holders are from turkey. they met at the latest edition of the book. don't know what to say about that. >> interesting photo op indeed. >> congratulations for being a record holder. two record holders. >>> a warning for students a staff at the university of maryla after police investigate yet another robbery near the college park campus. >>> a bummer for the burgandy and gold. we'll take you to the overtime thr he ellen, what are you doing? just brewing up some dunkin' donuts coffee -- want some? [ whoosh! ] i'd love some. one taste, and you' understand. pick some up where you buy groceries. america runs on dunkin'. >>> good morning to you. i'm eun yang. >>> i'm joe krebs. it's the 20th day of september, 2010. 67 degrees in the nation's capital. had a glorious weekend. and a moon approaching full out there. nice, clear sky. >> mostly clear conditions. good morning. i'm meteorologist tom kierein starting off monday. no travel problems weatherwise as you head o
a trillion for cops to follow. a new twist on underwater sports. and the guinness book of world records name the tallest man and the shortest woman in the world. all stories that make you say what? police in electilexington, kent didn't to have look far for the robber suspect. he left a trail of coins in his tracks. two men health up a restaurant as the thi man stood outside as a lokout. when they left they dropped coins out of the register. officers followed the trail and found one of the robbers hiding. police are now searching for the other two. >>> a siberian divers club is celebrating the end of their diving season with an unusual competition. take a look. an underwater cyclingnd skiing race. this contest took place close to the shore of a make where the water was just ten feet deep. divers were divided into two team. one was on bikes, another on skis. they look like they were having fun. not being too success envelop either endeavour. the world's tallest man met the shortest woman. th are latest edition to the record books. the 28-year-old man stands at 8'3". he is still growing, folks
the guinness world record for the largest virtual exercise lesson with 646 kids. mcnabb says he hopes the exercises taught on the field will help d.c. children lead healthier lives. >> you see guys who care and an organization who cares as well. trying to eliminate obesity, high bloos pressure, hypertension and everything. it all starts with having the right mind-set, working out, eating right and getting the kids outside. >> teammates hall, alexander, olson and macintosh joined in on the record-breaking fun. looks like they had a good time. >> i want to know what a virtual exercis lesson is. what is virtual about it? >> today will be hot to be over there exercising. it's going to feel like summertime. autumn equinox arrives at 11:09. we have the full moon, pink moon in the western sky getting low. it will be setting in a few minutes. right now at that national airport, 68 degrees with a dewpoint is up a bit. it's a milder morning. elsewhere, in the sxz throughout most of the reon from the shenandoah valley. mostly clear sky. right now montgomery, arlington, fairfax, prince george's i
, a meeting between two guinness world recor holders turns into one of the ranger photo-ops ever. the world's tallest man, 8'3", met the world's shortest woman, 2'4". amazingly, both record holders are from turkey. the two met at the launch of the latest edition of the guinss book. two very different people with a lot in common. >>> and that's "news 4 midday." thank you for joining us this morning. be sure to come back and join news 4 beginning at 4:00, 5:00, d 6:00 later today for the latest on this day's news. >>> we'll be back tomorrow morning at 11:00 with "news 4 idday." until then, have a great day and we'll see you later ts afternoon. activia is better than ever! isn't this the yogurt hey, you guys. want to try'? that, you know... helps regulate your digestive system. helpooh, i think i'll pass. no, no, no! trust me. it is beyond tasty. mmm! wow! i can't believe it, i love it! mmm, this iseally od! new best tasting activia ever! ♪ activia now you can join the fight against breast cancer every time you enjoy an activia. give hope with every cup of activia.
pokes in mexico set a guinness world record over the weekend for the most people lassoing at the same time. men, women and children twirld their ropes for nearly three minutes to beat last year's record of only 23 people. set in texas, the event was part of an annual festival in guadalajara. >> that takes some talent. let's get a >>> good morning. fresh and cool start for this labor day here around the washington region. we have temperatures in the suburbs just near 60. mid-60s in washington and right near the bay. but elsewhere, it's in the 50s throughout much of maryland and virginia. west virginia, still many locations in the 40s. highs, though, should climb into the low and mid-80s throughout much of the region. cooler in the mountains. lots of sun with low humidity today. sunny tomorrow, not too humid, but a little bit hotter. and a little bit hotter as well on wednesday. >>> natalie, back to you. >> all right, thank you, stephanie. they've been here since 4:00 this morning. thanks, guys. good job, girls. still to come, we're going to visit how pets are not just tolerated, they'r
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